Startup plans space-based cubesat network

A Silicon Valley startup is planning a space-based communications network for cubesats.

Audacy is wrapping up a $15 million Series A funding round, and plans to eventually raise $750 million to build three satellites and two ground stations.

That system, the company believes, can support communications for up to 2,000 cubesats in Earth orbit, and could be extended to support missions in cislunar space. The company hopes to have its system fully operational by 2019. [SPACE.com]

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